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  • This page is used to inform you of any disruptions to the services we provide.
  • For the latest  IT service updates please see the IT System Updates webpage.

Physical Services disruptions


 Date: Monday 28th May 2018

Spring bank Holiday changes to Library opening times

This date is a public holiday.  Please check the opening hours web page for opening hours all King's libraries.

Date added: 16 May 2018

Date: Tuesday 29th May 2018

Archives Reading Room closed

The Archives reading room will be closed to allow staff to  prepare more than 15,000 boxes of documents ahead of a large storage move.

Please check the Archives access web page before planning a visit

Date added: 16 May 2018

Date: Saturday 9th June - Sunday 10th June

Maughan Library closed

The Maughan Library will be closed from 7 am Saturday until 8.30 am Monday 11 June for essential building maintenance. Please check the opening hours web page for opening hours of other libraries.

Date added: 16 May 2018

Electronic resources issues

Date: Tuesday 1st May 2018

Off-campus access to Oxford Academic Journals

Remote access problems are currently affecting Oxford Academic Journals platform.  We have reported the issue to the publisher.

Date added: 1 May 2018

Date: Friday 5th May 2018

Ovid platform update

Intermitant access to Ovid over a 12 hour period from Friday 9.30am until 9.30pm. 

During this time we strongly advise that you do not manually run any AutoAlerts. Scheduled AutoAlert runs will not be impacted. 

Date: 03 May 2018

Date: Tuesday 15th May 2018

Taylor & Francis: read only mode

Due to scheduled site maintenance, some functionality on Taylor & Francis online will be unavailable to between 03:30 and 23:30.  

Users will still be able to search, browse and read articles on Taylor & Francis Online, but registration, purchasing, token activation, ePrints and account administration services will be temporarily suspended. 

Date: 11 May 2018



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